Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Job Opportunity At Tigo Tanzania-Senior Procurement Manager


Other District Other Location
Application deadline

Job Description:
  1. Handle procurement activities related to indirect spend categories in order to fulfil related internal Zantel needs.
    The indirect spend categories contain: marketing, content, devices, logistics, facility management services and goods, HR services, travel, security, insurances, contingent labour and also various goods and services
  2. Follow Zantel procurement policy and process for supplier selection (reviewing and challenging of scope of works and technical/functional/operational evaluation criteria delivered by internal requesters, preparation and execution of RFx, evaluation of supplier proposals, negotiation with suppliers until finalisation of contract and purchase order)
  3. Plan and execute activities related to supplier selection according to internal needs
  4. Negotiate with suppliers to minimise spends while assuring best quality and delivery of required goods and services and making sure the goods and services comply with Zantel needs
  5. Negotiate procurement contracts with suppliers and make sure in collaboration with the legal department and the internal requesters that the contracts will be finalised and signed on time
  6. Manage Zantel process for purchase ordering related to the spend categories (POs based on PRs as well as POs based on invoices and contracts)
  7. In case of reception of invoices at procurement for PO issuance assure getting needed Good Received Notes or Service Received Certificates and assure compliance of PO with signed supplier contract. And in this case handover invoices to Account Payables
    Especially in case of invoices for rentals (technical sites or others)
  8. Meet with suppliers to discuss performance metrics, to provide performance feedback, or to discuss production forecasts or changes
  9. Monitor supplier performance to assess ability to meet quality and delivery requirements
  10. Review and initiate the update of supplier contracts in accordance with new or changing environmental policies, standards, regulations, or laws
  11. Appraise vendor ability through on-site visits and measurements
  12. Document procurement initiative tracker with dates, issues and anticipated risks
  13. Prepare recurring spend analysis reports on these spend categories
  14. Use internal procurement tools (e.g. the ERP procurement module)
  15. Handle urgent purchases when needed depending on the situation of internal requesters
  16. Comply with Procurement ethics
Millicom is a leading provider of cable and mobile services dedicated to emerging markets in Latin America and Africa. Millicom sets the pace when it comes to providing high-speed broadband and innovative digital lifestyle services through its principal brand, Tigo. As of December 2016, Millicom provided mobile services to more than 57 million customers, with a Cable footprint of more than 8.1 million homes passed. In 2017, we were chosen as one of the top 20 best places to work for in Latin America. Our employees are pioneers who want to transform economies and we offer real opportunities for that. Founded in 1990, Millicom International Cellular SA is headquartered in Luxembourg and listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm under the symbol MIC. In 2016, Millicom generated revenue of USD 6.25 billion and EBITDA of USD 2.17 billion.
Join us! We are more than 18,000 employees from 50 different nationalities. We are passionate, we are agile, we love entrepreneurs. And most importantly, we are agents of change in all the communities where we operate. We are Millicom.
Educational background and Experience
  1. Bachelor Degree in Supply Chain Management
  2. Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) is an added advantage
  3. Procurement Certification
  4. Registration with Tanzania Procurement Board (PSPTB)
  5. More than 5 years of experience in procurement activities
  6. Knowledge & experience of the requirements and supplier market for these spend categories and especially of marketing related requirements
  7. Awareness of available suppliers in Tanzania and abroad
Skills & Knowledge
  1. Excellent business knowledge
  2. Strong negotiation skills
  3. Rigorous attention to detail
  4. Strong analytical skills
  5. Strong interpersonal skills with experience working across different functions
  6. Team player. Ability to relate well at all levels in the organization
  7. Excellent communication skills
  8. Organised, flexible and customer oriented person who can work within short deadlines
  9. Capable of working efficiently and effectively with minimum supervision
  10. Strong prioritization, organizational skills
  11. Fluent in English.
  12. Swahili is an added advantage
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